The hole in the wall
A little boy looks into a dry stone wall and imagines who might inhabit it. Poem with illustrations. A6 softback (postcard size) 24 pages.
Words and illustrations by Ann Perrin
Produced by The Dry Stone Walling Education Project
The Puppeteers Daughter
The poems explore the complexity of life as the daughter of marionette makers and performers. There are poems concerned with life, love and loss, also the seaside, artists, allotments and the eccentricities of life.
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Don’t Throw Away the Daisies (illustrated)
Ann’s poetry covers the big topics of love and death with originality. Take for instance the title poem which is full of surprises yet also wonderfully poignant.
- Here we go Christmas again and a bit lost for words …
- My poem ‘Seeing’ is about problems with my sight and of course a little general chit chat.
- The puppets that went to the Palace and moving to Eastbourne!
- On World Puppetry Day, thinking about the part of my life spent treading the boards.
- Strange times – celebrations – love – loss and poetry
- More life and times of ageing puppeteer, writer and poet.
- My poem translated into Italian – Bluebells – Garden – Memoir.
- March – another month is flying by…
- Emerging from the chaos of 2020 inevitably older but wiser?
- Telegoons – based on The Goon show – their role in my downfall!
- Creativity – lockdown – but everything is the garden is lovely!
- Talking to myself – pictures – poems
- Early summer in the garden. Pictures -puppet – poems
- Memories – VE day in Balmore Street London N.19 and poetry.
- Happy Easter
- The way the brain may cope with self isolation –
- A magical mother – pictures – poems – stories.
- Hands upon hands and so expressive.
- Signs of spring in Saltdean despite wild weather…
- A garden poem and love the marionettes!
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Tag Archives: Pighog poets
Last Pighog for 2012
With Brendan Cleary in good form, always a delight reading both published poems and new ones. I had heard the poem about his brother before but it is read with such tenderness, the room falls still. Tony Flynn was unable … Continue reading
Piggy poets at it again at the Roaster last night.
Hugh Dunkerley writes ecological poetry which is well observed and often scathing. Tonight he was well on form with poems about DNA the world and everything. In his second session he changed his tone and included a wonderful three part … Continue reading
Pigbaby poetry comes to town – don’t miss it – Red Roaster Coffee House
PIGBABY COMES TO TOWN! Their logo not my invention. Heard about this festival just in time, so popped along to the launch and open mic night with Neil Rollinson, Susie Campbell and Brendan Cleary Had a great … Continue reading
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